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Trash Art Show Winners

Melany Karver's "Ganesha Altar", created from found objects, won the annual Recycle Hawaii Award. 1st place went to Joji Oshima's "Aloha Tower," metal construction; 2nd place to Stephen Yee's "Sow's Ear 3" table and chairs made from reclaimed shipping palates; 3rd place is "Ratzo" made of wire and rubber, by Kathleen Dunphy.

SEEKING PARTICIPANTS : Civic Engagement Rally: "I'mua Doing My Part"

 If you have time to share your skills and would like to support this upcoming themed event...
  • What: Civic Engagement Rally: "I'mua Doing My Part" ...and Take Back America march
  • Where: Hilo area  
  • When: Saturday, January 20, 2018
...the local organizers would love to hear from you! A request has been made for individuals skilled at making chalk drawings to be executed in various locations, graphic or printed artwork about "Imua", "Voting is my Kuleana", "I Care About _____ (issue based)", and "Wahine Power" (wom


Last Friday evening the The Hilo Urb Farm at EHCC celebrated its first anniversary with a reception in the garden followed by a Vegan dinner (save for the poke) upstairs in the EHCC cafe. There was a great turnout with live music, and lots to eat. Even vegan Laulau! There was also a silent auction which along with other donations, raised $850. Another one is planned for next year! Contact the Hilo Urb Farm if you’re interested in volunteering.

Thank You

Your generous contributions are greatly appreciated. Your continued support enables us to bring the best workshops, exhibitions and events to the community.

Thank you for your support!

Call for Big Island Artists

The Hawaii Craftsman 47th Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition is Oct 10-Nov. 1 at the Honolulu Museum of Art School. Artists from all islands can enter traditional or non-traditional, functional or non-functional craft with a fresh approach in categories of clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood or mixed media. $2500 in cash prizes.

Tuesday Sept. 30 Jurying: Volcano Art Center Niaulani Campus in the Village